Options, Futures & Derivatives

How to Protect Yourself When a Covered Call Trade Is Losing Money

Although the covered call strategy is fairly easy to implement, the true key to long-term success is being able to manage risk when trades do not go as planned.

by Profitable Trad... | October 14, 2019
How Dividends Affect Your Option Income Strategies

Traders can often overlook the impact dividends can have when analyzing their options trades. Here's how they can impact your trades when selling covered calls or selling puts.

by Profitable Trad... | October 11, 2019
How "Delta" Affects Your Put Selling Strategy

When a trading strategy requires the use of options, it's very important to understand how option prices will react to changes in the underlying security.

by Profitable Trad... | October 07, 2019
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How To Limit Losses When The Bull Market Ends

While nothing is certain, we do know that the current bull market has to end sometime. I know I'd personally feel a lot better with some extra protection in place...

by Amber Hestla | October 04, 2019
Use This Strategy To Generate Income From Falling Stocks With Limited Risk

This income strategy works well for stocks or ETFs that are expected to remain stable or decline in value in the near term.

by Profitable Trad... | September 30, 2019
Use This Options Strategy To Generate High-Probability Income

While the trade setups may take a little more thought and planning to implement, this approach to options can create a reliable income stream while keeping risk at an acceptable level.

by Profitable Trad... | September 27, 2019
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A Hungarian Dancer Made $2 Million With This Secret...

A ballroom dancer turned $37,000 into $2.2 million in three years, and I use a crucial element of his approach to time trades.

by Amber Hestla | September 27, 2019
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The Ancient Trading Tool Most Investors Simply Ignore

Don't make the mistake of assuming that options only serve the needs of sophisticated traders and Wall Street gurus. That's exactly what they want you to think...

by Amber Hestla | September 20, 2019
Collect Income While You Wait To Buy Stocks At A Discount

This strategy essentially pays you to make an offer below the market price for a stock you'd like to own.

by Profitable Trad... | September 16, 2019
The Best Strategy for Generating Reliable Income in a High-Risk Market

While we typically recommend using shorter-term options with a covered call strategy, that's not always the case. Here's what you should do during turbulent market environments...

by Profitable Trad... | September 13, 2019